Incentives intended to increase fitness and artistry did neither, but helped shave down the tax bill for high-earners.
Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre, left, says he passed along the idea for a fitness tax credit to the previous Conservative government, while Liberal Finance Minister Bill Morneau phased out the credit this year. The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright
Top-earning families raked in the biggest savings from Harper-era tax credits for kids who play sports or take art classes, according to a report released last week by Finance Canada.
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